[SOLVED]kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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[SOLVED]kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Did a kernel upgrade in Mint 13 LTS...to 3.5 several packages installed ...but system info says I'm still running 3.2 generic
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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Assuming you did reboot after installing the new kernel, perhaps some packages haven't been installed. Can you open the terminal application and run the following command? Share the output here, it will tell us (and you :)) what all versions of linux headers and linux image are installed. You can copy text to/from the terminal, see its Edit menu.

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dpkg -l | egrep "linux-(image|headers)"
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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Here go xenopeek hope this helps...
ii linux-headers-3.2.0-23 3.2.0-23.36 Header files related to Linux kernel version 3.2.0
ii linux-headers-3.2.0-23-generic 3.2.0-23.36 Linux kernel headers for version 3.2.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii linux-headers-3.2.0-41 3.2.0-41.66 Header files related to Linux kernel version 3.2.0
ii linux-headers-3.2.0-41-generic 3.2.0-41.66 Linux kernel headers for version 3.2.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
ii linux-headers-3.5.0-28 3.5.0-28.48~precise1 Header files related to Linux kernel version 3.5.0
ii linux-headers-3.5.0-28-generic 3.5.0-28.48~precise1 Linux kernel headers for version 3.5.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
ii linux-headers-generic 3.2.0.41.49 Generic Linux kernel headers
ii linux-headers-generic-lts-quantal 3.5.0.28.35 Generic Linux kernel headers
ii linux-image-3.2.0-23-generic 3.2.0-23.36 Linux kernel image for version 3.2.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP
ii linux-image-3.2.0-41-generic 3.2.0-41.66 Linux kernel image for version 3.2.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
ii linux-image-3.5.0-28-generic 3.5.0-28.48~precise1 Linux kernel image for version 3.5.0 on 32 bit x86 SMP
ii linux-image-generic 3.2.0.41.49 Generic Linux kernel image
ii linux-image-generic-lts-quantal 3.5.0.28.35 Generic Linux kernel image
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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Seems like you have LM13 64bit installed and you are probably still running 3.2.0-23 (not even 3.2.0-41) since you installed 32bit kernel images instead of 64bit ones.
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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Yes, something horribly going wrong here. Can you also share the output of these commands?

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inxi -Srx
uname -a
dpkg --print-architecture
dpkg --print-foreign-architectures
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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Yes I see what you are saying, I thought something wasn't right from the time I downloaded the iso. I kept selecting 32 bit it showed x686 not x86 but install went ok.My kernel upgrade came from upstream ubuntu not mint I think thats where I went wrong
Here is the link where I got the upgrade..
http://www.perseosblog.com/en/posts/how ... derivates/
Everything is working but I still think a may scrap it and start over to prevent problems in the future..clean Install and make sure I have the right distro.
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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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Did a fresh install of mint...and used this link for the upgrade http://www.upubuntu.com/2012/08/install ... buntu.html all is well now and running kernel 3.51
Thanks for the help everyone...these are great forums and a great community!!

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Re: kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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:shock: Uptodate prepackaged kernels 3.5 and 3.8 are already present in the official Mint 13 repos (backport or perhaps romeo for 3.8 ), why didn't you use them ?
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Re:[SOLVED] kernel upgrade not showing 3.2 to 3.5

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3.5 working now
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